Complementary colors are always a perfect combination since each color sits directly opposite the other on the color wheel, resulting in the perfect contrast. Here, red and green are used but with a fresh spin as the red is toned down to raspberry and the green has a touch of blue, making it appear more emerald.
A built-in desk makes a dramatic emerald green statement and adds much-needed storage in this contemporary home office. The leather desk chair swings around to a Lucite desk, which adds extra workspace without taking up any visual weight in the room.
Just as you'd expect, the master bathroom is colorful and eclectic. Emerald green walls and a light wood vanity create an earthy color palette, which designer Caitlin Murray complemented with a wood bowl, planter and other accessories.
This dining room is a feast for the eyes, drawing guests in with its dramatic black walls and emerald green seating. Even the rug is full of intrigue, as its different colors catch the light from the windows.
The living room has touches of color, too, with an emerald green sofa and a bright yellow cushion. By keeping the shiplap walls white, designer Michelle Gage ensured that all eyes would be on the wood beams and colorful accents.
In this dining room, a floral rug and emerald green wallpaper make a formal statement alongside a crystal chandelier and elegant wood dining table. A rich wood sideboard with two small lamps keeps a low profile on the far wall.
Black and white bedding and sleek furniture are offset by a striking accent wall in this bedroom. Both daring and sophisticated, the emerald green agate motif adds a splash of color behind the platform bed. Small houseplants add a hint of color in the corners of the otherwise neutral room.
The walls of this luxurious master bedroom from HGTV Dream Home 2009 are a bold green. To soften the strong color choice, the bed is framed with a floor-to-ceiling white canopy and covered in silk bedding.
The contemporary home office serves as a bright and bold jewel box at the front of the home where the entire family can gather and let the creative juices flow. A coffered ceiling nods to traditional style, while the oversized geometric light fixture adds a modern touch.